byTeresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582; Benedictines in England (Stanbrook); Zimmerman, Benedict, 1859-1937
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byJohn of the Cross, Saint, 1542-1591; Lewis, David, 1814-1895; Zimmerman, Benedict, 1859-1937
THE ASCENT OF MOUNT CARMEL. Argument i Prologue 3 BOOK I. THE NATURE OF THE DARK NIGHT, THE NECESSITY OF PASSING AND SPECIALLY THE DARK NIGHT OF SENSE AND DESIRE, THROUGH IT IN ORDER TO ATTAIN TO THE DIVINE UNION ; - WITH THE EVILS WHICH THESE INFLICT UPON THE SOUL. CHAPTER I. Two kinds of this night, corresponding with the division of the soul into higher and lower 9 CHAPTER II. The nature and cause of the dark night 11 CHAPTER III. The first cause of this night, the privation of the desire in... Topics: Mysticism -- Catholic Church, Mysticism -- Spain, Catholic Church -- Doctrines, Carmelites,...